Category: Preventive Dentistry

What Dental Cleanings Do To Protect You From Cavities

You should be making choices every day to fight cavities. There are obvious steps to prevent decay like brushing your teeth and flossing, as well as less direct (but still important) actions like cutting back on sugar and staying properly hydrated. As important as these daily behaviors are, they are not the only actions you… Read more »

When Should You Schedule Your Next Dental Checkup?

If you are new to the area and looking for a dental office, or if you have fallen off the habit of scheduling dental exams, you should make setting your next appointment a priority. To keep your smile in good condition, you should strive to arrange a routine checkup every six months, unless you have… Read more »

3 Reasons You Should Stay Consistent With Dental Cleanings

When you think about what an effective oral hygiene routine should consist of, you should recognize the importance of consistency. In order to keep plaque and tartar buildup from impacting your well-being, you should floss at least once a day, and brush at least two times. You should know that consistency is important for more… Read more »

Preventive Dental Care Tips For Everyone In Your Family

When it comes to smile care, everyone should have roughly the same goals of preventing oral health issues, and preserving the quality of their smile. Hopefully, everyone in your household shares an understanding that oral health is important, and that the right hygiene routine should be followed. With that said, people’s relative risks for problems… Read more »

Regular Teeth Cleanings Keep You Safe From Tartar Buildup

Are you effectively fighting tartar buildup with your daily routine? When you brush and floss on a consistent basis, you do have the ability to stop tartar from forming, as you can reliably remove plaque buildup. However, if you already have tartar accumulation to contend with, your daily routine will not help you to remove… Read more »

Do You Have Trouble Staying Asleep?

tired due to sleep apnea

Poor rest means trouble staying alert during the day, and could lead to major problems with your overall health in the future. Often, sleep difficulties could be linked to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which impacts millions of people in the USA. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists look at how we treat snoring… Read more »

Treating Your TMJ Disorder And Bruxism

pain from tmj disorder and bruxism

When our jaw joints undergo excessive pressure or become injured, this could lead to bite balance issues and stress. Over time, TMJ disorder and bruxism (teeth grinding) could develop and cause serious complications and painful symptoms. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists explain how we treat these common jaw joint issues.

How Do We Control Gum Disease?

treatment to control gum disease

When a person develops gum disease, there is no cure. Over time, this issue could grow worse and even threaten the stability of your smile. Fortunately, your El Paso, TX, dentists know how to manage the issue with routine treatment both in-office and at-home. In today’s blog, learn how we manage and control periodontal disease.

Schedule Your Summer Checkup

summer dental checkup

A visit every six months for a checkup is great for kids and adults alike, and a key component of a successful oral health routine. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists will explain what we look for in a checkup, and the difference between the exams we offer for kids and our adult… Read more »

How Often Should I Have A Checkup?

A checkup allows our team to monitor your smile throughout the year and watch for signs of trouble. But how often do you really need to have one? In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists are talking about the importance of a checkup, and how often you should schedule one with our team.